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Lactobacillus cerevisiae


Lactobacillus cerevisiae is a yeast that occurs in many foods and is considered a natural part of the human intestinal flora.

source in food

Lactobacillus cerevisiae can be found in various fermented foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, beer and wine.

Recommended daily intake

According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), there is no recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus cerevisiae.


  • Supports digestion and the maintenance of a healthy intestinal flora (EFSA, 2011).
  • May support the immune system (EFSA, 2011).
  • May help reduce the risk of infection from certain bacteria (EFSA, 2011).

problems due to a defect

A deficiency in Lactobacillus cerevisiae can lead to a decrease in gut health and an increased risk of infection.

possible side effects

Lactobacillus cerevisiae is generally safe and has no known side effects.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

There are no known interactions between Lactobacillus cerevisiae and any other dietary supplement or medication.

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